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Moses the Lawgiver 

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A biopic of Moses, who found the Ten Commandments and parted the Red Sea.
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Series cast summary:
Irene Papas ...  Zipporah 6 episodes, 1974
Aharon Ipalé ...  Joshua 6 episodes, 1974
Joseph Shiloach ...  Dathan 6 episodes, 1974
Marina Berti ...  Eliseba 6 episodes, 1974
Shmuel Rodensky ...  Jethro 6 episodes, 1974
Mariangela Melato ...  Princess Bithia 6 episodes, 1974
Laurent Terzieff ...  Pharaoh Mernefta 6 episodes, 1974
Bill Lancaster Bill Lancaster ...  Young Moses 6 episodes, 1974
Jacques Herlin ...  Magician 6 episodes, 1974
Galia Kohn Galia Kohn ...  Young Miriam 6 episodes, 1974
Mario Ferrari Mario Ferrari ...  Pharaoh Ramses II 6 episodes, 1974
Simonetta Stefanelli ...  Cotbi 6 episodes, 1974
Melba Englander Melba Englander ...  Mernefta's wife 6 episodes, 1974
Antonio Piovanelli Antonio Piovanelli ...  Koreh 6 episodes, 1974
Paul Muller ...  Mernefta's tutor 6 episodes, 1974
José Quaglio ...  1st Minister 6 episodes, 1974
Umberto Raho ...  2nd Minister 6 episodes, 1974
John Francis Lane John Francis Lane ...  Egyptian Consul 6 episodes, 1974
Paul Varni Paul Varni 6 episodes, 1974
Dina Doron ...  Yokebed 6 episodes, 1974
Giancarlo Badessi Giancarlo Badessi 6 episodes, 1974
Marco Steiner Marco Steiner ...  Young Menerfta 6 episodes, 1974
Yossi Werzansky Yossi Werzansky ...  Eleazer 6 episodes, 1974
Cosimo Cinieri 6 episodes, 1974
Renato Chiantoni 6 episodes, 1974
Amos Tal-Shir ...  Dathan's Henchman 6 episodes, 1974
Haim Bashi Haim Bashi 6 episodes, 1974
Didi Liekov Didi Liekov 6 episodes, 1974
Enzo Fiermonte 6 episodes, 1974
Chaim Banai 6 episodes, 1974
Andrea Aureli 6 episodes, 1974
Percy Hogan Percy Hogan 6 episodes, 1974
Fausto Di Bella Fausto Di Bella 6 episodes, 1974
Mosko Alkalai ...  Amram 6 episodes, 1974
Burt Lancaster ...  Moses 6 episodes, 1974
Anthony Quayle ...  Aaron 6 episodes, 1974
Ingrid Thulin ...  Miriam 6 episodes, 1974
Michele Placido ...  Caleb 5 episodes, 1974
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A biopic of Moses, who found the Ten Commandments and parted the Red Sea.

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A man of wisdom and strength raised his staff and crushed an empire. This is his story. See more »

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Drama

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PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moses See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sir Lew Grade produced this epic mini-series, he also tried to get Lancaster to appear in his much more ambitious Jesus of Nazareth (1977), also written by Anthony Burgess. See more »

Quotes

Moses: [as he forces a searing punishment - melted gold from the calf - on the idolaters at Mount Herob] ... What you took unto the spirit, you must now take unto the flesh. What you kissed, you must now eat and drink.
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Connections

Version of The Prince of Egypt (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Moses Theme
Composed by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Gianna Spagnolo & Coro e Orchestra dell'Unione Musicisti Romani
(Main Titles)
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User Reviews

 
Worst Moses ever
3 January 2009 | by hansbearnlSee all my reviews

I had high hopes when I bought this. Who knows, Burt Lancaster is not just any actor. But oh, was I wrong. Even though you have to consider the time (1974) when there were no blue screen and visual effects departments like in these days, the editor did a bad job. Beside that there more flaws. Simple things like 2 different baby's Moses... and the biggest question: where did the director get the story from? You don't have to believe in the Bible to watch this movie, but even then, the whole movie is based on things that are pure imagination of the director but have nothing to do with any of the biblical stories, or even Jewish tradition. It was a huge disappointment, and I advise everyone if they want to see a good movie, and closer to reality, to watch the movie classic the Ten Commandments.


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